Halloween Pumpkin Punch

Halloween Pumpkin Punch

Serve up this delicious pumpkin punch from a hollowed out pumpkin, and if you want to add a special touch, add dry ice for a spooky mist that will add to your Halloween festivities.
Course Drinks


  • 750ml bottle spiced rum
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup spiced syrup
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 1/2 cups sparkling water
  • cinnamon sticks to garnish
  • dry ice optional
  • large pumpkin hollowed out

Spiced Syrup

  • 1/2 cup demerara sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 6 allspice berries
  • 1 cinnamon sticks broken into pieces
  • 1 star anise pod
  • 6 white peppercorns
  • 1/2 nutmeg cracked


  • Begin with the spiced syrup. Add all the spices to a saucepan over a medium heat.
  • Shake the spices as you heat them so they toast and begin to release their aromas, without burning to the bottom of the saucepan.
  • Add the water and sugar, stirring to dissolve the sugar.
  • Bring to a simmer and turn the setting to a low heat, allowing the liquid to simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and strain.
  • Allow the syrup to cool to room temperature before using it.


  • Add the spiced rum, orange and lemon juice, spiced syrup and pumpkin puree to a large bowl. Stir together thoroughly.
  • Chill.
  • If you are using dry ice, place a metal bowl inside the hollowed pumpkin, and use tongs to fill the bottom with dry ice. Then, place a smaller bowl inside it to hold the punch. When you are ready to serve, add hot water into the bottom bowl – this will make the spooky mist come up from underneath the punch bowl.
  • If you aren’t using dry ice, then simply place only one bowl inside the pumpkin and add the punch.
  • Let your guests serve themselves, with cinnamon sticks on hand for garnish.
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